Disney has announced that its latest Star Wars film The Rise of Skywalker will arrive on streaming service Disney+ in Ireland on Monday, May 4 - two months earlier than originally planned.
The blockbuster joins the documentary series Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian and the series finale of animated show The Clone Wars as part of Disney's May the 4th - aka Star Wars Day - line-up. The addition of The Rise of Skywalker to the line-up will mean that all the Star Wars films, including spin-offs, will be available on the streaming service
The JJ Abrams-directed The Rise of Skywalker was released in cinemas last December.
Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson reprised his role as General Hux alongside Daisy Ridley (Rey), Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Adam Driver (Kylo Ren), Oscar Isaac (Poe Dameron), John Boyega (Finn), Billie Lourd (Lieutenant Connix), Kelly Marie Tran (Rose Tico), Lupita Nyong'o (Maz Kanata), Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca) and Anthony Daniels (C-3PO).
The late Carrie Fisher appeared posthumously as Leia Organa, while Billy Dee Williams and Ian McDiarmid returned to the franchise as Lando Calrissian and Palpatine respectively.
Newcomers included Richard E Grant as Allegiant General Pryde and Keri Russell as Zorii Bliss.